Home Improvement Retail


  • The 'Renovation Nation' Trade     Thursday, 5 Apr 2012 | 5:04 PM ET

    Michelle Meyer, BofA Merrill Lynch senior U.S. economist, discusses the upward trend in home renovation; what it signals about the housing recovery; and how to trade it, with the Fast Money traders.

  • Post-Bubble Home Improvement Rules Friday, 30 Mar 2012 | 12:56 PM ET
    The housing market remains shaky amid an improving, broader economy. And after years of declines, homeowners have changed their priorities in home improvement. Duo Dickinson, a home remodeling architect for more than 30 years, has seen his share of ups and downs in real estate. But this time, it is different, he says. Instead of waiting for flush times again, homeowners are scrapping second-home dreams and fancy remodeling projects. They’re focusing instead on staying put and value-focused home

    Man caves? Jacuzzis? Great rooms? Who needs them? Big, fancy and expensive are out; small, utilitarian and frugal are in. Oh, and so is the outdoors!

  • 2012: The Year of the Stock Picker Friday, 10 Feb 2012 | 5:44 PM ET

    Jim Cramer’s researcher, Nicole Urken, shows examples of divergence among stocks in the same sector.

  • Housing Stock Plays     Friday, 27 Jan 2012 | 2:39 PM ET

    A look at the best stock plays to profit off a pickup in home building, with John Kasprzak, BB&T Capital Markets.

  • Cramer’s 5 'Stocking Stuffer' Stocks Monday, 5 Dec 2011 | 10:11 AM ET

    You can count on these five names no matter what’s happening in Europe, the “Mad Money” host says.

  • Cramer’s Stocking Stuffer: Home Depot Monday, 28 Nov 2011 | 8:14 PM ET

    Despite the European debt crisis, there are still companies you can count on, like Home Depot, the “Mad Money’ host says.

  • Earnings: Lowe's & Home Depot     Monday, 14 Nov 2011 | 5:49 PM ET

    A look at unusual activity in Home Deport stock, and a preview of HD's earnings and break down of Lowe's numbers, with Scot Ciccarelli, RBC Capital Markets, and how to play it, with the Fast Money Traders.

  • Cramer's Lesson on the 'Art' of Investing Tuesday, 20 Sep 2011 | 11:31 AM ET

    The "Mad Money" host and his researcher, Nicole Urken, discuss how investing is not a science, it's an art.

  • Dealing With Irene's Aftermath     Monday, 29 Aug 2011 | 10:05 AM ET

    The home improvement sector could benefit from the storm damage, with Laura Champine, Cowen and Company .

  • Fast Pros: How to Trade H-P, Lowe's and FedEx Monday, 22 Aug 2011 | 1:57 PM ET

    With the markets in turmoil, the Fast traders had a handful of stocks on their radar Monday. Find out how they are trading H-P, Lowe's and FedEx.

  • Cramer Pits Lowe's Vs. Home Depot Wednesday, 17 Aug 2011 | 6:42 PM ET

    The "Mad Money" host looks at which home improvement retailer's stock is the best buy.

  • Retail Earnings Roundup     Wednesday, 17 Aug 2011 | 11:04 AM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche breaks down the numbers on another wave of retail releases.

  • Lowe's Cuts Outlook After Sales Miss     Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 10:07 AM ET

    The home improvement retailer reports weaker than expected quarterly sales and cuts its fiscal outlook for the second time in three months. Insight with Budd Bugatch, Raymond James & Associates.

  • Two women look at a jewelry display in a luxury shopping mall in Shanghai. Following in the footsteps of Japan, China has become the world's second-largest consumer of high-end fashion, accessories and luxury goods.

    The upcoming listings of retailers Coach, Prada and Samsonite in Hong Kong are a sign that the future growth of the retail and luxury industry is in China, according to one analyst.

  • Lowe's Earnings Misses, Home Depot Outlook     Monday, 16 May 2011 | 1:44 PM ET

    Breaking down Lowe's disappointing earnings & forecast. Also, the outlook for Home Depot's release tomorrow, with David Strasser, Janney Montgomery Scott and Chris Horvers, J.P. Morgan.

  • Remodeling Realty Boom?     Monday, 16 May 2011 | 1:40 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the surge in home remodeling and a look at how foreclosures are having an impact as well.

  • When the Better Company Isn't the Better Stock Monday, 4 Apr 2011 | 7:50 PM ET

    Cramer explains why he would rather buy shares of home improvement retailer Lowe's over rival Home Depot, even though the latter is currently stronger company.

  • Stocking Up on Home Improvement     Tuesday, 29 Mar 2011 | 4:25 PM ET

    A look at home improvement retail stocks after shares of Home Depot soared when the company announced it plans to buy back one billion dollars of its stock with Brian Nagel, Oppenheimer & Co. retail analyst.

  • Home Improvement Retail Slide Show Sunday, 1 Dec 2002 | 12:00 AM ET
  • Home Improvement Retail Wire Story Sunday, 1 Dec 2002 | 12:00 AM ET